Mount Airy has Andy Griffith. Pinehurst has championship golf. And for nearly a half-century, Rockingham has had the racetrack.
Finally, a week not to be celebrated with glee.
As Islamic State militants slaughter civilians and decapitate prisoners of war in gruesome videos posted online for the world to see, some of us are more likely to balk when fellow Americans exercise their rights in controversial ways.
Being in the wrong place at the wrong time. In 1814, a lawyer by the name of Francis Scott Key undoubtedly considered himself in that predicament.
Fast-food workers in North Carolina and throughout the United States are trading name tags for picket signs.
Jury duty.It's the setup to innumerable punchlines, a civic chore that some people dread and many try to avoid.